Our Mission

Book Place Hours:

Tuesday -  Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm.

1608 Grant Ave. at 7th Street, Novato

(415) 209 0212

  • focus public attention on and generate community support for library services, facilities, and other needs

  • expand opportunities for the education and well-being of the community

  • encourage literacy

  • assist in obtaining financial support for the library

 The Book Place is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am - 3pm.
Donations accepted Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday
ONLY 10am-3pm.

 

Friends of the Marin County Free Library

We are a nonprofit 501(c)3 group of volunteers dedicated to making our library system and its programs the best they can be. Anyone who enjoys the pleasure of a good book or the myriad of benefits and services of the library should be a friend. Our non-profit tax ID is 23-7098721.

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Specials for January

If you’ve resolved to read more this year, you’ll love our sale on adult Fiction—the entire Fiction Wall features all books at just $2 each! Select from your favorites, or try a new author. Our volunteers may also have some suggestions for you. Take home a bag of treasures, get a warm beverage, and relax with a great read. 

 

*Popular Fiction on the wall only; sale excludes Literature, Sci-Fi, Westerns, Romance, and Current Releases

 

If Fiction is not your “cup of tea,” there are other categories on our sale carts, or browse among the 60 categories around the store. You’re sure to find something to pique your interest. 

Donation Info

We are always in need of gently-used materials to keep our selection fresh. We are in particular need of the non-Fiction categories: History, Biography, Military, Science, etc. However, we ask that you check the Donations Guidelines before packing your donation, as many categories have limits (such as, nothing published more than 5 years ago). We accept donations on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, 10am-3pm, at our large rollup door behind the store. Pull into the parking lot and look for us, where we’ll quickly screen your donation and provide a receipt if you like. If you are donating more than 2-3 bags/boxes, please phone ahead (415-209-0212) to check if we have room to take your donation, or if you have questions about anything you wish to donate. Thanks in advance!

Make a difference.. Shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/23-7098721 and AmazonSmile will donate to Friends of the Marin County Free Library, at no cost to you.

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